As homesteaders and homemakers, we face difficulties every day of our lives. It’s absolutely normal to get discouraged and want to walk away. If we didn’t, we wouldn’t be human. But we can use that discouragement we feel to grow closer to the Lord and allow Him to be glorified through our struggles.
As a medium scale farming family, it has been a privilege to take a small bit of acreage and grow produce just for the purpose of having local, organic food available to the locals and tourists. The marketing and selling of this set-aside portion has been completely different than how we sell our other goods, […]
There is nothing worse than adding an egg to a bowl of ingredients only to found out that the egg was bad. Try these 3 ways to check those eggs for freshness before you add them to a recipe.
While lots of hot weather is wonderful for our food gardens, sometimes it’s just a little much for us personally to bear! We try and get our outside work done in the early mornings or the late evenings, when it’s much cooler outside. High daytime temperatures can leave us (and our kids) tired and cranky. […]
Got a patch of Poison Ivy or other weeds that you want gone, but don’t want to use chemicals in your yard? Here’s an easy recipe for a batch of weed killer – only 3 ingredients and you probably already have them in your kitchen! I have had to do repeated sprayings on the really […]
Long days, not enough sleep, hard work and major adjustments have all been testing our marriage these last few months. Homesteading has a way of changing you, sometimes for the worse, but if you let it, it can change you for the better.